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Who Moved My Cheese?
If Democrats Had Any Brains, They'd Be Republicans
Scientific Secrets for Self-Control
Just One Damned Thing After Another
The Vanishing
Exercises in Knitting
The Good Dream
The Very Best of Edgar Allan Poe
The Chosen
BT-Kids' Knits
Talking God
The Professor
The Christmas Files
The Finisher
Home Decor for 18-Inch Dolls: Create 10 Room Settings with Furniture and 15 Outfits with Accessories
Dracula and Other Stories
A New Song
Christy
All Quiet on the Western Front
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated AdventuresFlora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Honestly, I read this book 30 days ago and I cannot remember what it was about. I read a lot of the reviews and I still can't remember much of it. Unfortunately, that says a lot about a book. I remember that it was a comic book type format and that a squirrel was vacuumed up and came out as something of a superhero. There's a pitiful little girl, Flora, who has lots of struggles and she becomes the squirrel's protector. The family is pretty dysfunctional and the squirrel helps to resolve some of them.

I gave it a third star because I remember thinking that it was pretty cute for a 10 year old, so on that basis, I added the star. I can't go any farther than that for a book that hasn't even stuck with me for a month, even for a book from a notable author.

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